The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.62% 7.35% 22.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 27.78% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£348 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £181 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
SQL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.05% 26.47% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Average daily rate £275 £200 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £145 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch - 4 - - 4
Worcester +3 3 £300 +44.57% 3
Kidderminster - 1 £395 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Northgate
6 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) XSLT
6 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (6.25%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Northgate
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Cerner
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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